Dendronephthya klunzingeri

Dendronephthya klunzingeri is a species of soft coral in the family Nephtheidae.[1]

Dendronephthya klunzingeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Alcyonacea
Family: Nephtheidae
Genus: Dendronephthya
D. klunzingeri
Binomial name
Dendronephthya klunzingeri
(Studer, 1888)[1]

This species is divaricate with discontinuous contours. Each bundle has 10 to 12 polyps.[2] The branching lobes have sizable bunches.[3]


  1. "WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Dendronephthya klunzingeri (Studer, 1888)". Retrieved 2011-12-27.
  2. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Zoological Society of London. 1922. p. 58.
  3. Vine, Peter (1986). Red Sea invertebrates. Immel. p. 39. ISBN 9780907151111.

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